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WORDS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, April 2, 1944

Author:
L. K. Peters
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.48, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 613 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 170, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 84
L. K. Peters has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 112
Across
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___ Casazza, former director of Met. : GATTI
6
___ Ababa, capital of Abyssinia. : ADDIS
11
Conflict. : CLASH
16
Wire rope. : CABLE
21
Plant louse. : APHID
22
Trail. : TRACE
23
Biblical prophet. : HOSEA
24
City in N. E. France. : ARRAS
25
Bombed Nazi port at mouth of Weser. : BREMERHAVEN
27
General MacArthur's stout fellows. : AUSTRALIANS
29
Anzio money. : LIRE
30
Shield. : AEGIS
31
Musical group. : TRIO
32
Outstrip; forestall. : DEVANCE
33
Shade tree. : ELM
34
Son of Zeus. : MINOS
35
European bass. : BRASSE
37
Domineered. : RIDDEN
38
Manufacturing city, Shiawasse County, Mich. : OWOSSO
40
Rank. : GRADE
41
May 28, 1934. : DIONNE
43
Soft felt hat. : ALPINE
45
Of the nostrils. : NARINE
47
Mufti. : CITS
48
Purposes. : ENDS
51
Bashfulness. : COYNESS
53
Pays court. : SUES
54
Cotton material. : SATEEN
56
Wager. : BET
57
Hoosier poet (1853-1916). : RILEY
58
Defensive fighter plane. : INTERCEPTOR
61
Harmonious. : ATUNE
63
Ages. : ERAS
64
The blackthorn. : SLOE
65
Vender. : SELLER
66
Reflect. : MIRROR
67
Understand. : SEE
68
Frauds: Colloq. : FAKERS
70
Jap-held island off Sumatra. : NIAS
71
Heavily bombed Rhineland city. : COLOGNE
72
Disables. : LAMES
73
"___ Europe, tomorrow the World"—Hitler. : TODAY
75
Part of tennis court. : ALLEY
76
Name of Fiumicino. : RUBICON
79
Ship. : LADE
80
Banquet: Colloq. : SPREAD
82
Fly trap. : WEB
85
Large snakes. : ABOMAS
86
Gulf on E. coast of Greece. : AEGINA
88
Falsifier. : LIAR
89
Of the earth. : GEAL
90
Wanderer. : NOMAD
91
South American. : ARGENTINEAN
93
Nazi-held Crimean seaport. : YALTA
94
W. Iranian river, 150 miles to Persian Gulf. : TAB
95
One of two books of the Apocrypha. : ESDRAS
97
Sector. : AREA
98
Slopped over. : SPILLED
100
Scotch barrel stave. : STAP
102
Resound. : PEAL
103
Nebraskan river, 315 miles to Missouri. : PLATTE
105
Receil. : RELINE
106
International business men's club. : ROTARY
108
Smiles broadly. : GRINS
109
A Teheran visitor. : STALIN
111
More depressed. : SADDER
113
Strain. : STRESS
115
Narrow ravine. : STRID
116
Airplane's lifeblood. : GAS
119
Patrons. : CLIENTS
121
Hop kiln. : OAST
122
Porticoes. : STOAS
123
Strategic U. S. base. : ATTU
124
N. Italian province. : ALESSANDRIA
126
Fast USAAF fighter plane. : THUNDERBOLT
128
Maltese weight: 2½ gr. : PARTO
129
Utilizing. : USING
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Lofty nest. : AERIE
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Of the armband. : ULNAR
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Early followers of Mohammed. : ANSAR
133
U. S. Navy's fighting cruiser. : BOISE
134
Jap-held island near Amboina. : DAMAR
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Gypsum. : GESSO
Down
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Star captain of the USAAF. : GABLE
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Month of diamonds. : APRIL
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Greek battleground: 480 B. C.-1941 A. D. : THERMOPYLAE
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Greenwich ___. : TIME
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Food fish. : IDE
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Where Tsolakoglu rules. : ATHENS
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Soldier of British "Guards." : DRAGOON
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Chief of the OWI. : DAVIS
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Frosts. : ICES
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Jap bronze coin. : SEN
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Guessing game. : CHARADE
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Lake in Canadian Rockies. : LOUISE
13
Ancient Greek seaport visited by St. Paul. : ASSOS
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Clique. : SET
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Difficult. : HARD
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Protestant reformer (1509-1564). : CALVIN
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Princess deserted by Theseus. : ARIADNE
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Famous gate in Berlin. : BRANDENBURG
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Old cavalry weapon. : LANCE
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Scene of bombed Krupp works. : ESSEN
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Labor's demands. : RAISES
28
Brassy. : AEROSE
31
Follower of Emerson. : TRANSCENDENTALIST
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Cash. : MONEY
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Thorns. : BRIERS
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William Allen White. : EDITOR
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Products of California and New York. : WINES
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Snow: Scot. : GRUE
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Roman road. : ITER
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Fields. : ACRES
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Largest river in France, 625 miles to Bay of Biscay. : LOIRE
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Autumn flower. : ASTER
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Delicacies. : CATES
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French diplomat under Napoleon. : DENON
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Cubic meter. : STERE
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Made of parachute material. : SILKEN
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Expands. : SPLAYS
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Exposed a lie. : NAILED
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Dissenting votes. : NOES
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Essayist. : ELIA
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Scene of Wooden Horse hoax. : TROY
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Aegean island retaken by Nazis. : SAMOS
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Tooth. : MOLAR
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Front elevation of a building. : FACADE
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Exhibits. : STAGES
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Vacuums. : CLEANS
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City founded by Pizarro, 1535. : LIMA
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Norse god of war. : ODIN
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Ancient name of Herat. : ARIA
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Raves. : RANTS
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Rattlesnake of the sea. : UBOAT
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Airmen. : BOMBARDIERS
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Authorized. : LEGAL
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Fold. : PLEAT
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Bomber planes of RAF. : WELLINGTONS
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Corroded. : EATEN
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Reckless fellow. : BLADE
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Dresses up. : ARRAYS
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Turkish milk drinks. : AIRANS
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___ Curci, famous Italian-Spanish soprano. : GALLI
91
One of Benjamin's chieftains: I Chr. 8: 15. : ADER
92
Helmet covers. : NETS
93
Submit. : YIELD
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Where the Helots lived. : SPARTA
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Laud. : PRAISE
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Mayor of Italian city. : PODESTA
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Portend. : PRESAGE
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Where Tallinn is. : ESTONIA
107
Stretching muscle: Anat. : TENSOR
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Cereals. : GRAINS
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Merchant. : TRADER
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___ Flow, Orkney Island Naval base. : SCAPA
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___-a-Dale, Robin Hood's friend. : ALLAN
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Shinto temple gate. : TORII
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The German Cicero (1507-89). : STURM
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North African mountains. : ATLAS
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English playwright (1863-1933). : SUTRO
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Affront. : SNUB
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American historian (1824-1892). : SHEA
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Capable. : ABLE
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British military medal of valor. : DSO
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Cartoonist Dorgan's signature. : TAD
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Hitler's favorite chew. : RUG

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 79 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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